Saturday, November 30, 2013
The Pearl River Ambulance was dispatched to the intersection of Old Middltown Road & Veterans Memorial Drive for a MVA. One party complaining of neck and back pains was transported fully immobilized to a local area hospital as result of the crash. On scene Units also included Medic 21 and Orangetown P.D.. Police are investigating the incident.
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Pearl River Ambulance was dispatched to an MVA at the intersection of Old Middletown & Orangeburg Roads. Two vehicles collided at the T Intersection sending one vehicle into a utility pole. One party was transferred to a local area hospital as a result of the crash. On scene units also included Medic 21 and Orangetown P.D.
Wednesday, November 6, 2013
The Pearl River Ambulance was dispatched to the PIP Townline Road Overpass for a single car MVA. An off duty police officer had followed an erratic driver off the parkway and witness the car crash into the overpass.Upon arrival of EMS it was determined that the driver had suffered a medical emergency while driving causing the collision. One party was transported to a local area hospital. On scene units included Orangetown & Clarkstown PD, NYS PD, Medic 21 and Pearl River Ambulance.
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
The Pearl River Alumni Ambulance headquarters is going green with the installation of energy efficient lighting. Raffa Eleectric has replaced all the ligting fixtures throughout headquarters with energy efficient fixtures that reduces electric consumption by 75 %. The upgrade replaces fixtures that were installed in 1999 after the hurricane Floydd building flood.
Saturday, October 19, 2013
The New York State Volunteer Ambulance and Rescue Association has presented its Meritorious Unit Award to the Pearl River Ambulance Corp and Rockland Paramedic Unit 21. This rarely presented unit citation is awarded for outstanding EMS performance during hazardous conditions associated with rescue operations. Pearl River Ambulance and Rockland Paramedic Unit 21 received the award for their performance during Hurricane Sandy, and accepted the award on behalf of all EMS agencies throughout New York State that responded during the super storm. The unit citation was awarded at the annual NYSVARA conference held at the Crown Plaza in Suffern.
Friday, October 4, 2013
The Pearl River Ambulance was dispatched mutual aid to an MCI on the PIP Northbound lane, south of Exit 5. 11 parties were transported to local hospitals as a result of the crash. All of the injuries were minor in nature. On scene units included 2 SOAC Ambulances, Pearl River & Nanuet Ambulances, Medic 21, Orangetown PD and NYS Troopers. The accident is under police investigation at this time.
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
The Pearl River Ambulance was dispatched to a one vehicle MVA in the vicinity of West Washington and Center Street. The vehicle struck a fire hydrant just before entering the intersection. One party was fully immobilized and rapidly transported to a local area hospital. On scene units included Pearl river Ambulance, Medic 21, and Orangetown P.D. A portion of Center Street was closed during the incident and subsequent police investigation.
Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Pearl River emergency services were dispatched to the intersection of Route 304 and Central Avenue for a 2 car MVA. One party was transported to Nyack Hospital as a result of the crash. The traffic signal may have possibly played a role in the incident. On scene units included Pearl River EMS, Pearl River FD, Orangetown PD, and Medic 21. Police are investigating the incident.
Friday, July 26, 2013
Pearl River Ambulance was dispatched mutual aid to an auto accident on Route 59 in Nanuet. Upon arrival and triage the ambulance crew immediately called for additional ambulances. Five parties were transported to Nyack Hospital fully immobilized by Pearl River & Nyack Ambulances. On scene units also included, Medic 3 and Clarkstown P.D.
Shortly after arriving at Nyack Hospital Pearl River and Nyack ambulances were then dispatched mutual aid to a boating accident in Piermont with multiple injuries. The ambulances staged at Tappan Zee Marina where several injured parties rescued from the river by Piermont and Nyack FD zodiacs wer brought to shore .Four parties were transported to Nyack Hospital fully immobilized by Pearl River and Nyack Ambulance Corps. On scene units also included SOAC & Piermont Ambulances, Medic 5, Medic 21, Nyack & Piermont, and Sparkill FD, Piermont and Orangetown PD, NYPD Air, Coast Guard & NYS PD. an ongoig search for 2 additional parties was conducted
Thursday, July 4, 2013
Pearl River Ambulance hosted the annual EMS fireworks standby this evening.Two parties were treated and released during the event due to heat related issues. Units covering the fireworks event included, Pearl River, New City, Faist, Spring Hill and Ramapo Valley Ambulances, Pearl River Ambulance would like to extend a thank you to all EMS personnel covering this event
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